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Movie News for
2012

Release Date: November 13, 2009

January 20, 2009
Blockbuster gets bumped to November

Sony delayed the release of Roland Emmerich's actioner 2012 from July 10th to November 13th to take advantage of the lucrative Thanksgiving season. Said Sony distribution president Rory Bruer to The Hollywood Reporter: "We've had such success with the James Bond films in November that we wanted a big tentpole film in that slot this year. We've got so many films in the summer that this is the perfect answer to that."
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





July 9, 2008
Singaporean actor adds to growing cast list

Singaporean actor Chin Han (The Dark Knight) signed on for a piece of the apocalyptic action in Roland Emmerich's 2012. Details of his character are unknown.
Source: Variety





July 2, 2008
Thomas McCarthy gets chummy with Amanda Peet

Thomas McCarthy will play Amanda Peet's boyfriend in the disaster movie, 2012. He is the writer/director behind The Visitor, the season's indie sleeper hit.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





June 14, 2008
Amanda Peet joins disaster flick

Amanda Peet snagged the female lead in 2012, Roland Emmerich's epic disaster project to be released next summer in July. Other cast members include John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover and Oliver Platt.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





June 2, 2008
Danny Glover anticipates the end of the world

Danny Glover, Thandie Newton and Oliver Platt may join John Cusack and Chiwetel Ejiofor in the apocalyptic 2012. If signed, Glover would play the president, Newton his daughter and Platt would be his chief of staff.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





May 19, 2008
John Cusack looks forward to 2012

John Cusack is in talks to star in Roland Emmerich's apocalyptic 2012, a film that blends the idea of the Mayan calendar, which predicts the end of the world in 2012, with natural disasters, like volcanic eruptions and typhoons. Emmerich wrote the script with Harold Kloser.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





February 25, 2008
Sony nabs rights to apocalyptic 2012

Sony Pictures Entertainment picked up Roland Emmerich's 2012, a film the studio hopes to have turned around by its expected July 10, 2009 release date. The story follows a family that goes on vacation in December of 2012. This date just happens to coincide with the end of the Mayan calendar. Many prophesies have forecasted that the world will end when that calendar does.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





May 17, 2007
Dey to develop 2012

Director Tom Dey is re-teaming with writers Tom Astle and Matt Ember on the action-adventure 2012 for Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies. Dey will develop and may direct the film, while Astle and Ember (Failure to Launch) will write the screenplay. The story follows a family that goes on vacation in December of 2012. This date just happens to coincide with the end of the Mayan calendar. Many prophesies have forecasted that the world will end when that calendar does.
Source: Variety

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